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The Extinction Protocol

November 12, 2012ALASKAEarth-orbiting satellites detected a small ash cloud from Mount Cleveland – otherwise known as Cleveland Volcano – which makes up a large part of a remote and uninhabited island in the east-central Aleutian Island chain. The satellites took note of the small eruption at 11:47 a.m. local time in Alaska (20:47 UTC). The ash was drifting slowly toward the east-northeast from the volcano’s summit. Scientists keep an eye on this volcano, because it can be hazardous to aircraft. The aviation code color for Cleveland Volcano currently has been raised from yellow to orange. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said in a release: Sudden explosions of blocks and ash remain possible with little or no warning. The previous confirmed explosion occurred on August 20 [2012]. Ash clouds, if produced, could exceed 20,000 feet above sea level. his volcano – located about 75 kilometers (45 miles)…

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